Shah Abdul Latif and Sociology of Sea-Farers

Abstract

Shah Latif is the poet of international stature. His poetry is much closer to the life and living patterns of poor and down trodden people. In this paper, the Sociology, Economy and Living patterns of a famous tribe of Sea-Farers, the people who are dwelling on the banks of River as well as Ocean, has been depicted. The account of the life and the ways of earning, expending and living though in poverty, but at heart, they are bold, brave and happy in whatever the hard ways of life they linger on. Those conditions and patterns have been made more vivid, by quoting from the ‘Surs’ of Shah Latif, which have enhanced the beauty and elegance of the above tribe of Sea-farers. .

-Dr. Mushtaq Ali Lighari